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Satish Kalepu Satish Kalepu Sunday 16 November 2008

If you think of Jeep, then take a look at the new Mahindra and Mahindra Bolero. Mahindra has launched the second generation of its most popular sports-utility vehicle, Bolero in India. The new stylish and feature-packed Bolero has everything to lure the young generation of the Indian auto market. Mahindra has taken care of integrating all the features that will yield greatest customer satisfaction and delight. If you want to experience luxury and comfort for an economic price range, the new Mahhindra Bolero is a good option.

The second generation new SUV from Mahindra sports a powerful 2500cc diesel engine which is extremely fuel efficient and is designed with five-speed transmission. It offers greater stability on the road owing to its low centre of gravity. It is available in 2-WD and 4-WD options and it gives a fuel economy of 12/15kmpl with its 2.5 litre 4(turbo) XD3PU engine. The emission levels are compliant with BS-III norms that reduce expenditure on maintenance as well.

The exteriors are straight and lack smooth curves giving a robust look to the car. The front bumpers have a boxy look to add its strong features. The body is primed with a state of art CED process that enhances rust resistance. The high ground clearance is one of its specialities giving easy manoeuvrability and stability on road. All the models possess independent front suspensions with coil spring suspensions in front and leaf springs in the rear. The powerful and responsive power steering eases driving comfort for the driver and makes driving a pleasure in the city as well as on the long run. However, the car could have carried more modern looks.

The interiors of the car are aesthetically designed to provide maximum comfort to the passengers. It has comfortable anti-submarine seats which are ergonomically designed. Now you can experience maximum comfort on the long drives as well. Air conditioning is superb and the 4-speaker Kenwood music system lends pleasure to the driving. These roomy and spacious features make comfortable seating for seven people and are nice for the large family or for long drives.

The new Mahindra Bolero sports a host of features and aesthetics that have been developed by the company over a long period of time. You can expect the new Bolero to cater to versatile application across all kinds of terrain and customer needs. It is a healthy blend of power, size and rugged looks. The SUV is available in seven variants: GLX, SPORTZ, DX, DI, XLS, XL, INVADER, and CAMPER. The latest version of the new Mahindra Bolero has only cosmetic changes but is priced less than its earlier model. The main USP of the vehicle is low maintenance cost, dependability and ruggedness. It can be truthfully termed as an old trustworthy lady with heavy makeup.

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